Definition of vellum in English:
1Fine parchment made originally from the skin of a calf.
- Before the advent of the printing press, books were made of vellum because it was durable.
- From what scholars have managed to read so far they believe it is an early Christian Psalter written on vellum, a parchment made from animal skin.
- Irish writings prior to the use of paper and print were written on vellum in a distinctive minuscule script which reflects 1,000 years of literary tradition.
Definition of vellum in:
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